Caribbean

Op-Ed: Haiti: A Black and White Revolution

 Each year, as January 1st comes, Haitians not only celebrate a new year, but also their Independence Day. For some, the Haitian independence is just a foot note in history, culminating in a simple cliché: The first black republic in …

VIDEO: A Moment on West Bay Beach, Grand Cayman

 It’s one of the best-kept secrets in Grand Cayman— beautiful West Bay Beach, just down the road from Seven Mile Beach and a sparklingly clear stretch of water and soft sand. This is what it’s like to be there.

Delta Expands Caribbean Flights

 Delta Airlines has expanded its Caribbean network for the peak holiday season, the company announced this week. The expansion focuses on the peak holiday period through the first half of January; Delta serves 26 destinations in the wider Caribbean region and …

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 Galley Bay, home to the legendary Galley Bay Resort and Spa, is one of the most beautiful beaches in Antigua. Fly with CJ and take a quick look at the majesty of this stretch of sand. To book a stay …

cap cana

 AMResorts’ newest resort is now open in the Dominican Republic: Secrets Cap Cana. The new luxury 457-room adults-only resort is in the exclusive gated enclave of Cap Cana in greater Punta Cana; it is the 15th property in the Secrets …

 LE CARBET — Among the waving canes on a boutique rum distillery in the north of Martinique, something very special is happening. Legendary rum house Neisson, located in the town of Le Carbet, has produced the first of its kind …

 The Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association has named a new top executive. CHATA has appointed Miles Mercera to serve as the organization’s new president and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Current CHATA President & CEO, Lizanne Dindial, will step down …

Lumina Point Resort

 There’s a new hotel in the Out Islands of the Bahamas: Lumina Point, which has officially opened its doors. The property, whose planned debut was first reported by Caribbean Journal earlier this year, is a boutique resort located on Stocking …

Heritage Kitchen

 You’ll drive right by the turn if you don’t know. Hidden away on Old West Bay road (at the corner of Mary Mollie Hydes Road) is one of Cayman’s best kept secrets: Heritage Kitchen. It’s been open for about five …

Washington-Turks and Caicos Flight

 United Airlines is adding a new nonstop flight to the Caribbean. The carrier announced that it would begin offering a new weekly Saturday flight from Washington, D.C. to Providenciales starting Dec. 17, 2016. The flight out of Washington Dulles International …

 It’s one of the most incredible sunsets you’ll ever see – the technicolor vista at the corner of Eagle Beach that the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort calls home. Here’s what it’s like.  

Renaissance Cancun

 Marriott is expanding in the Caribbean region with another new hotel. The company announced that it would be partnering with Grupo Diestra on a new-build Renaissance hotel in Puerto Cancun, set between Cancun’s Hotel Zone and its downtown. The Renaissance …

Virgin Islands Food Tours

 Startup company Virgin Islands Food Tours aims to help visitors taste the island By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Could there be a more fun way to explore a destination than to eat your way around it? We think not, and …

Best Luxury Hotels in Jamaica

 Splurging on a trip to Jamaica? Whether you’re celebrating something special or just the seeking a rarefied retreat, the land of wood and water offers plenty of high-end hotels where you can combine luxury and languor. Here are the top …

Dominican Republic Small Hotels

 Mention the Dominican Republic and the first thing that usually comes to mind is mega-resorts in places like the tourism hub of Punta Cana. But think again, because there’s much more to the Dominican Republic than its most famous resort town, …

Best Beaches in Aruba

 On an island blessed with as many great beaches as Aruba, it isn’t easy picking the best. That’s because this Dutch Caribbean tourism stronghold is one of the ultimate beach destinations in the Caribbean, with an emphasis on impossibly white …

Chichi

 Curaçao’s Must-Visit Art Factory By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’ve ever been to Curaçao you’ve no doubt seen the colorfully painted dolls called “chichis.” The Rubenesque ceramic figurines, whose name means “big sister” in the local dialect, Papiamento, have …

 You’d never guess it. Not when you’re sipping a fresh espresso, looking out toward the turquoise Bajan sea. You’d never guess that this is an all-inclusive resort. This is something else — hip, sleek, and, yes, cool. And it’s beautiful. …